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What does a tooth abutment look like?

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Dr. Stanley Siu
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: It's a connector.

A dental abutment is a connecting element.
This is used in the context of a fixed bridge (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the bridge), partial removable dentures (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the partial) and in implants (used to attach a crown, bridge, or removable denture to the dental implant fixture.

In brief: It's a connector.

A dental abutment is a connecting element.
This is used in the context of a fixed bridge (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the bridge), partial removable dentures (the "abutment teeth" referring to the teeth supporting the partial) and in implants (used to attach a crown, bridge, or removable denture to the dental implant fixture.
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Prepared tooth

Like a tooth stump.

In brief: Prepared tooth

Like a tooth stump.
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